1902 United States House of Representatives elections in California

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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1902

  1900 November 4, 1902 (1902-11-04) 1904  

All 8 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
 Majority partyMinority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election70
Seats won53
Seat changeDecrease2Increase3
Popular vote152,373126,290
Percentage52.36%43.40%

Election results by district.

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1902 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 4, 1902. California gained one seat as a result of the 1900 Census, which Republicans won. However, of the existing districts, Democrats won three Republican-held districts.

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Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1902
PartyVotesPercentageSeats+/–
Republican 152,37352.36%5–2
Democratic 126,29043.40%3+3
Socialist 8,5002.92%00
Prohibition 3,8601.33%00
Totals291,023100.00%8

Delegation Composition

Pre-electionSeats
 Republican-Held7
Post-electionSeats
 Republican-Held5
 Democratic-Held3

Results

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican James Gillett (incumbent)21,26850.5
Democratic Anthony Caminetti 19,69646.7
Socialist M. F. Shore8101.9
Prohibition W. O. Clark3620.9
Total votes42,136100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Theodore A. Bell 21,53649.2
Republican Frank Coombs (incumbent)21,18148.3
Socialist G. H. Rogers7311.7
Prohibition W. P. Fassett3670.8
Total votes43,815100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Victor H. Metcalf (incumbent)20,53266.2
Democratic Calvin B. White8,57427.7
Socialist M. W. Wilkins1,5565.0
Prohibition T. H. Montgomery3381.1
Total votes31,000100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Edward J. Livernash 16,14649.2
Republican Julius Kahn (incumbent)16,00548.7
Socialist William Costley6161.9
Prohibition Joseph Rowell690.2
Total votes16,836100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic William J. Wynn 22,71256.5
Republican Eugene F. Loud (incumbent)16,57741.2
Socialist Joseph Lawrence6201.5
Prohibition Fred E. Caton3010.8
Total votes40,210100.0
Turnout  
Democratic gain from Republican

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican James C. Needham (incumbent)17,26853.5
Democratic Gaston M. Ashe13,73242.5
Socialist J. L. Cobb8152.5
Prohibition Joel H. Smith4661.4
Total votes32,281100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican James McLachlan (incumbent)19,40764.8
Democratic Carl A. Johnson8,07527.0
Socialist George H. Hewes1,2614.2
Prohibition Frederick F. Wheeler1,1954.0
Total votes30,638100.0
Turnout  
Republican hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1902
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Milton J. Daniels 20,13555.6
Democratic William E. Smythe15,81940.8
Socialist Noble A. Richardson2,0915.4
Prohibition Ellsworth Leonardson7622.0
Total votes38,807100.0
Turnout
Republican win (new seat)

See also

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